Sentence Examples


  • The baby's brain hits the back of the skull if the child is thrown with even mild force and intracranial bleeding can result.
  • Swelling may raise pressure within the skull (intracranial pressure) and may block the flow of oxygen to the brain.
  • Intracranial pressure is monitored and, if elevated, is treated with drugs such as mannitol and barbiturates placing the patient on a ventilator so that hyperventilation can be used.
  • There are two possible approaches: either treat the underlying condition (such as an ovarian or intracranial tumor) or change the hormonal balance to stop sexual development.
  • Sturge (1850-1919), who first described the condition, and Frederick Parkes Weber (1863-1962) who demonstrated its intracranial calcifications.